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Beyond My Grandfather Allende (2015)

Allende, mi abuelo Allende (original title)
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Salvador Allende, the first democratic-socialist president elected was also my grandfather. On September 11, 1973 a right wing military coup seized my grandfather' life and government, ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Isabel Allende ... (Herself)
Carmen Paz Allende Carmen Paz Allende ... (Herself)
Maya de Isabel Allende Maya de Isabel Allende ... (Herself)
Alejandro Fernández Allende Alejandro Fernández Allende ... (Himself)
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Salvador Allende ... (archive footage)
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Salvador Allende, the first democratic-socialist president elected was also my grandfather. On September 11, 1973 a right wing military coup seized my grandfather' life and government, forced us into exile and placed a repressive dictatorship in Chile for 17 years. Thirty-five years later, I return to Chile searching for Chicho- his family nickname - wishing to leave behind his iconic image and bring back images and memories of him and our family. But for my family there are also many unresolved feelings associated with him. Through my journey I feel their reluctance and discomfort but also I begin to understand the complexity of their emotions for over 40 years. The paradox between public and private deepens my search and mirrors Chilean society.

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Chile | Mexico

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Spanish

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3 September 2015 (Chile) See more »

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The true story of the greatest democratic figure Salvador Allende
23 May 2015 | by hilaryswank2011See all my reviews

The true story of the greatest democratic figure Salvador Allende

who, despites his comfortable rich life, falls in love with his working class people in Chile.

He's also a spirited socialist revived extremely well by his grandchild.

Excellent script, and direction along with outstanding performances by the supporting casts!

Long live comrade Salvador Allende!

Long live the greatest people in Chile who fought against the neoliberal Augusto Pinochet regime!! Thank you!

My rating is 10 out of 10!!


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